After an era where it was cool to be stingy, more and more Germans are discovering the joy of giving. Psychologist say altruism is the 'formula for happiness' and researchers are already calling it the latest trend.
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Late goals helped three German sides in the Europa League on Thursday. Gladbach drew to Marseille, Stuttgart beat Copenhagen, and Hannover won courtesy of a controversial penalty. Only Leverkusen had an easy night.
Germany was out for the count and still staggering - but then it got up once again. In another absorbing and thrilling World Cup final, Germany marched to victory, says DW's sports editor Joscha Weber.
DW editor Khrystyna Nikolaychuk comes from Ukraine. A favorite holiday memory of hers is singing a local Christmas favorite, "Nova radist stala" (A New Joy Has Come), with her family.
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